Kingdoms Lawn Game

Hello. I’m Denny Weston, a game designer and entrepreneur from Charlottesville, Virginia. One of the elements I love about board games is fantasy. Several years ago, “Small World” was my introduction into the gaming world, and I love the different fantasy races with unique powers that “Small World” provides. On the other hand, I also […..]


Board game shelves around the world #36

Hey you all, or “Moi vaan kaikille” as we would say in Finland where I am from. I am Linda (@bunnysinister on Instagram) and I am a 32 year old gamer of all trades from Tampere. I live with my fiance (@captain_bringdown) in the centrum of our city. I work with kids in an afternoon […..]


Sculpted and sustainable bamboo tangrams

We are Liz Crawford and Adrienne McNicholas and we created Pebbles to offer a beautiful version of the traditional tangram game. We have been friends for more than twenty years and both value tradition and style in equal measure. Following our work in product design and development, we wanted to create a game that captured […..]


Saboteur: The successful mining-themed card game

I’m Frederic Moyersoen and I’d like to share with you the story behind my Saboteur game series. In 1998, I was a big fan of a TV show in Belgium, called ‘the Mole’. The series was about a group of people performing missions in a foreign country. In the group there was also a secret […..]


Train Heist: A co-operative train robbery board game

My name is Sean McDonald, I’m a 32 year-old bricklayer, stone mason, and part-time boardgame designer and self-publisher. I got into boardgames many years ago when the amazing face-to-face social dynamic of “couch multi-player” in video games was lost over time with the popularity of online gaming. Boardgames filled the void and then some! I’m […..]


Board game shelves around the world #35

I’m Joseph and I live with my wife Hannah, three kids, James (4), Geneva (2) and Karina (1), in Oregon City, a little south of Portland, Oregon. Life is busy! I spend my days teaching music lessons and driving all around the Portland area tuning and repairing pianos (and sampling all the hipster coffee). My […..]


The Scythe Expansion: Designing in Reverse

I’m Jamey Stegmaier, the lead designer and co-founder of Stonemaier Games. I’ve designed several games—Viticulture, Euphoria, and Scythe—as well as an expansion pack for Viticulture called Tuscany. This story is about another expansion, Invaders from Afar, which expands Scythe. I started working on Scythe in the summer of 2014 when I partnered with artist and […..]

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